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From "Boyle Owen" <>
Subject RE: [users@httpd] Controlling an external program using Apache
Date Mon, 27 Nov 2006 11:02:08 GMT
> -----Original Message-----
> From: shahid [] 
> Sent: Monday, November 27, 2006 11:18 AM
> To:
> Subject: [users@httpd] Controlling an external program using Apache
> I am a newbie. 
> I have the following requirements with Apache 2.2. 
> 1) An executable needs to be started when Apache has started 
> 2) The same executable needs to be stopped when Apache is going to 
> shutdown. 
> I would like to know whether any provision is available in 
> Apache configuration or not. 

Not in the config.

> Please let me know if they is any way to achieve this requirement. 

Which OS? I assume Unix... 

Edit the apachectl script and put in a couple of lines line to
start/stop your program at the same time as apache.

Owen Boyle
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> Your help will be really appreciated. 
> Looking for early responses. 
> Thanks & Regards, 
> Shahid 
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